A Link of Her Own: August 30, 2016

Serena goes for Grand Slam #23 + more

Welcome to today’s edition of The Relish Daily Roundup! Let’s jump right in.

Tennis Links

Tonight at the U.S. Open, Serena Williams kicks off her quest for Grand Slam #23, and to celebrate we’ve got this badass billboard WSJ sports columnist Jason Gay Tweeted:

…and a sweet little timelapse video from ESPNW to show you:

NFL Links

The Minnesota Vikings stopped practice early when quarterback Teddy Bridgewater sustained a significant (non-contact) knee injury. We’ll keep you updated.

MLB Links

The Cubs may have lost to the Dodgers in L.A. on Sunday, but they rode home in style:

Apparently this crazy-outfit-road-trip thing is one the Cubs have done before.

Longread Link of the Day

Campus Rush did an interview with several female Baylor alumni and how they’re feeling about the upcoming college football season with regard to the recent sexual assault revelations from their alma mater.

Bonus: Here are a couple #ThrowbackTuesday longreads that didn’t fit into this week’s newsletter (sign up for that here!), but they’re too good not to share:

Must-Watch Video of the Day

We know from his commercials and SNL sketches that Peyton Manning’s got jokes. In a preview for Comedy Central’s roast of Rob Lowe, Manning shows off his comedic chops yet again, even throwing in a Deflategate reference:

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